Singapore reports 1,761 new COVID-19 cases and 6 deaths; ICU utilisation rate rises to 56.6%

Singapore reports 1,761 new COVID-19 cases and 6 deaths; ICU utilisation rate rises to 56.6%

27/11/2021 6:28:00 PM

Singapore reports 1,761 new COVID-19 cases and 6 deaths; ICU utilisation rate rises to 56.6%

SINGAPORE: Singapore reported 1,761 new COVID-19 cases and six deaths linked to the coronavirus as of noon on Saturday (Nov 27). The fatalities were aged between 55 and 82. All of them had various underlying medical conditions. The Ministry of Health (MOH) did not specify what

SINGAPORE:Singapore reported 1,761 new COVID-19 cases and six deaths linked to the coronavirus as of noon on Saturday (Nov 27).The fatalities were aged between 55 and 82. All of them had various underlying medical conditions. The Ministry of Health (MOH) did not specify what these conditions were.

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Singapore's death toll from the coronavirus now stands at 690.The overall intensive care unit (ICU) utilisation rate on Saturday was 56.6 per cent –an increase from Friday's figure of 54.2 per cent.WEEKLY INFECTION GROWTH RATEThe weekly infection growth rate rose slightly to 0.75 from Friday's rate of 0.74. This refers to the ratio of community cases for the past week over the week before.

It has stayed below 1 for 15 consecutive days.The daily case count on Saturday was upfrom the 1,090 infections reported on Friday.Among the new cases, 1,752 were locally transmitted, comprising 1,689 infections in the community and 63 cases in migrant workers' dormitories. headtopics.com

The remaining nine were imported cases, MOH said in itsreleased to the media at about 11.05pm.As of Saturday, Singapore has reported 261,636 COVID-19 cases since the start of the pandemic.Related:2 more hawker centres allow groups of 5 vaccinated diners; 19 more to follow in coming days

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HOSPITALISATIONSA total of 1,161 cases were warded in hospital. Among them, 199 required oxygen supplementation in general wards, 21 patients were unstable and under close monitoring in the ICU, and 58 were critically ill and intubated.A total of 1,897 cases were discharged over the past day, of whom 329 were seniors aged 60 and above.

As of Friday, 94 per cent of the eligible population in Singapore - those aged 12 and above - have completed their full regimen or received two doses of COVID-19 vaccines. About 25 per cent have received their booster shots.Of the 66,231 cases over the last 28 days, 98.7 per cent had mild symptoms or were asymptomatic, while 0.8 per cent required oxygen supplementation in the general ward, 0.2 per cent were in the ICU and 0.2 per cent died.

CLUSTERSMOH said it was"closely monitoring" two large clusters.

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rollercoaster 有起有落 Are we closing the border to all, it has been spreading, otherwise soon or later, it will be here, then another lock down or tighten restrictions. Very worry seeing crowded F&B, coffee shops, masks down 70% time talking with not same household ppls... Covid omicron already in britain n germany.......very soon otw to singapore.....people plse be alert ya.

Singapore reports 1,090 new COVID-19 cases and 3 deaths; ICU utilisation rate at 54.2%SINGAPORE: Singapore reported 1,090 new COVID-19 cases and three deaths linked to the coronavirus as of noon on Friday (Nov 26). The fatalities were aged between 69 and 83. All of them had various underlying medical conditions. The Ministry of Health (MOH) did not specify what these conditions we Variant coming

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Singapore reports 1,275 new COVID-19 cases and 3 deaths; daily caseload lowest in more than 2 monthsSINGAPORE: Singapore reported 1,275 new COVID-19 cases and three more deaths linked to the coronavirus as of noon on Thursday (Nov 25). This is the lowest number of new infections since Sep 21 as well as the lowest number of deaths since Oct 7. The fatalities were aged between 69 and 7 Good that it is going down but how certain it will not be going up since no action taken. Its like monitoring Stocks. We want actions not reports. What are we suppose to do when seeing this figures daily? What happen to ZERO Death? Used to be a single death will set alarm for the whole country. Not anymore. We are just numbers. I think the Experts are sick or dead.

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